The Outcast Band News
Jan 21st 2013
We're busy rehearsing and writing for a new album. We're also planning our summer festival dates. Keep checking back as more will be added all the time.

May 24th 2012
Exciting times! we're delighted to welcome our good friend Helen Leask into the band playing Hammond, Accordion and singing too. We're busy rehearsing for the summer festivals, and the addition of Helen is sounding amazing.

April 12th 2012
We're booking summer festivals now- if you'd like to book us please get in touch soon. Delighted to annouce we're playing The Acoustic Festial of Britain, and Wychwood again this year. More to follow.

February 20th 2012
We're officially starting to work on our new album. We have some beautiful new songs in the making- we'll be showcasing a few of them at our next shows.

January 10th 2012
The Outcast Band has a new drummer. The mighty Steve Higgins is now commanding the beats, and we're loving it. Steve will be making his debut at the Parabola Arts Centre in Cheltenham on February 3rd

May 10th 2011
The band are booked to headline the Brixton Windmill on Sunday June 26th 2011, Fiver entry and BBQ included!

May 1st 2011
The band are booked to headline Saturday night at the 2011 Stroud Fringe Festival

April 1st 2011
Orphans, from the new album 'The Longest Mile' is to be released as a single in June

March 1st 2011
The brand new Outcast Band 'Anchor' T Shirts - designed by Heidi Tucker are on sale from today.

February 18th 2011
Damien, Paul and Tom recorded an interview today for the next issue of R2 magazine

February 11th 2011
Outcast Band are to play the 2011 Wickham festival

February 1st 2011
Outcast Band are to play the 2011 Watchet festival

January 1st 2011
Happy New Year!

November 1st 2010
The Longest Mile was oficially released today in the UK and Ireland. It's been a long time coming, but very much worth the wait.

October 28th 2010
'Orphans' is a featured track on Radio Caroline this week.

October 27th 2010
Our launch party was a fabulous success. It was a a very special show and one we will always remember! Thanks to everyone who helped madke it such an awesome night.

October 26th 2010
Live interview with Damien and Paul today at 3.00pm on Total Rock radio.

October 14th 2010
Listen out for 'The Garden Song' from the new album on BBC Radio 2's Alex Lester show late tonight/early tomorrow.

October 12th 2010
Damien was interviewed today on Scotland's Leith FM. He introduced The Garden Song - and it sounded great...

October 5th 2010
Our old pal Richard James is supporting us at the Album Launch gig. Been YEARS sice we shared a stage with The Retreat, so we're really looking forward to it. I'm sure he'll pop on stage with us for a song or two.... Please head into London and join the party if you can. Its going to be a great evening.

September 28th 2010
We are delighted to announce that our launch party for The Longest Mile will be held in London on October 27th at a very special venue. Please check back soon for more details on how to attend.

September 22nd 2010
Bobbie Coppen has agreed to work on The Longest Mile as our radio plugger. Bobbie is another one of the industries proven success stories, so we are in superb hands.

September 18th 2010
New publicity company appointed - We are thrilled to have agreed to use Judy Totton Publicity as our agents for The Longest Mile Album PR. Judy's reputation is fantastic - she's worked with everone from New Model Army to David

September 11th 2010
New Online Media PR appointed - The awesome Luisa Garcia From Eden Music has agreed to handle our online PR - from blogs to webzines.

September 2nd 2010
New Date added - Reading Play. November 26th - with PRESSGANG

August 28th 2010
New Date added - The Harvest Festival in Wales. Sept 11th -

August 26th 2010
NUMBER 2! The Longest Mile has reached number 2 in the Amazon Folk chart for pre-orders.

August 25th 2010
Universal have signed a distribution deal for The Longest Mile so it will be available at launch in all major outlets - including iTunes, HMV,, Amazon, independent record stores and it will soon after be available in Europe and USA as well.

August 20th 2010
Damien was recently interviewed for BlahBlah magazine: